Andrea Tirres

Deputy Director, CAHSI Backbone, The University of Texas at El Paso

Andrea Tirres serves as Deputy Director of the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (CAHSI), an NSF INCLUDES national alliance. She also serves as the Interdisciplinary Network Manager within the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). As a member of the CAHSI Backbone, she focuses on training leadership within each regional hub, building strategic relationships with industry and nonprofit stakeholders at a national level, and managing the CAHSI Student Scholars Leadership Program. She is a proud borderland resident and has been active in efforts around social justice and the environment. She holds a MPAff from the LBJ School of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and a BA from Stanford University with a specialization in race, ethnicity, and policy. 


  • interdisciplinary
  • social impact
  • student scholars
  • social network